Crunch Top Baked Apples
|Apples||2 (Golden Delicious, Winesap, Or Mcintosh, Each About 3 Inches In Diameter)|
|Granola cereal||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Tablespoon (At Room Temperature)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Apple juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Core apples, using an apple corer.
Mix granola, butter, and sugar; then press half the mixture into center of each apple, mounding any excess on top.
Set apples slightly apart in a small, shallow baking dish.
Pour apple juice into dish.
Bake in a 350° oven until apples are tender when pierced (about 30 minutes).
To serve, spoon apples and cooking juices into 2 dessert bowls.
Offer cream to pour over apples, if desired.